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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Apr 24, 2009 8:18am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Insect Fear?

Not what you think - this is literal insect fear

Do we have any volunteers to put together a play list to keep the mormon crickets away?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124052112850249691.html

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Poster: edgehead 2 Date: Apr 24, 2009 1:35pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Insect Fear?

We encountered this in Dinosaur National Monument a few summers back. It went from weird to bad to worse to Judgment Day. They literally covered the entire road as far as the eye could see. Plus, they’re cannibalistic so when you run some over their friends go in for a snack. There were literally millions of them. And they’re not small. It was truly a biblical afternoon. And I’m an atheist. e

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Poster: GennyBenni Date: Apr 24, 2009 9:10am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Insect Fear?

This reminds of a great short story I read once - Leiningen vs. the Ants.

http://www.classicshorts.com/stories/lvta.html

Enjoy, if you feel like a quick read!

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Poster: jglynn1.2 Date: Apr 24, 2009 9:30am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Insect Fear?

Excellent read - love this line

"Critical situations first become crises," he explained to his men, "when oxen or women get excited "

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Poster: SoogyerJohnson Date: Apr 24, 2009 11:19am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Insect Fear?

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070531/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTv4WYHsncQ